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Mako Deuza / national

Born in Aix en Provence in 1985, Mako Deuza is  a self-taught artist, he followed a scientific university course before devoting himself exclusively to painting in 2017, his first passion.

Presentation

Mako Deuza is a French painter. He is self-taught and started his artistic career as a street artist.

Biography

Born in Aix en Provence in 1985, Mako Deuza is  a self-taught artist, he followed a scientific university course before devoting himself exclusively to painting in 2017, his first passion.

His first graffiti dateed from 2003, under the influence of a local artist, TEK9. The beginnings are made at night with friends, hiding the sprays and sneaking out the window. But very quickly the need to end up with more posed and realistic pieces arises.

It was his move to Corsica that led him to change his style : From a very street art style he turned to hyperrealistic portraits. The addition of “Deuza” (2A) to his graffiti blaze is proof of this change. Only his use of aerosol remains from his past as street artist. By painting directly with a bomb and freehand, the artist accomplish the prowess of pushing the limits of this technique and figurative painting.

Holding a Ph.D in the field of solar energy, the artist is particulaly interested in the play of light, which give rise to real artistic research.

Exhibitions

Artworks


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